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Each day I sit down at my desk, switch on the computer and peer into the abyss. The news of the day is generally filled with tales of human greed, corruption, malice, depravity, plain old selfishness and poor manners. There's no end to it.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 1:05am

ATLANTA - Sen. Renee Unterman supports legislation that isn't popular with some of the newer lawmakers in the Republican Party. Unterman attributes that to the differences in their experiences.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 1:05am

It is getting more and more difficult to exclude people who may look or believe a little differently than you. If you run a public business and you want to refuse service to a customer who is black, federal law will not let you do that.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 1:05am

The rise in incidences of Alzheimer's is just one facet of the aging of the Baby Boom generation in which 10,000 of them turn 65 every day across the country. Policymakers call it the silver tsunami because its impact on government will be profound.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 1:05am

On Valentine's Day, Sylvester Brown's home was engulfed in flames, and almost everything he and his wife had accumulated in the past 30 years went up in smoke.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 1:04am

Twitter @ScottRouch With just one athletic season left in her four years at Harlem High School, senior Olivia Fitzgerald wants to make some noise going out the door.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 1:03am

COLUMBIA — Amid fears that groups such as the Boys & Girls Club and the YMCA would be stifled by the new regulations, South Carolina lawmakers held up a bill that would have expanded the number of “childcare” facilities that have to meet certain state regulatory standards. The proposed cha...

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 7:55pm

Beth Williams' interest in photography began when she enrolled in a photography course as a student at Fordham University in New York City. With her Pentax K-1000 she captured the sites, the people and the essence of New York City.

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 7:55pm

COLUMBIA - The Humane Society probably isn't used to praising an organization that supports hunters. But on Feb. 25, the group recognized Col.

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 7:54pm

Camellia Show to be held Saturday The ninth annual North Augusta Camellia Show will be held Saturday in the North Augusta Municipal Center's atrium as a part of the North Augusta SpringFest event. Bloom entries will be held from 7 to 10 a.m.

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 7:54pm

So many things can happen To us along life’s way For the scenes are ever changing As we live from day to day For life indeed has purpose There’s a reason why we’re here And we know who holds the future We should face it without fear We should strive to do our very best With the gifts Go...

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 7:54pm

COLUMBIA - Mountain Dew doesn't prevent pregnancy. That fact hasn't changed, despite what one South Carolina teacher has allegedly been telling students. Lawmakers on Feb.

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 7:54pm

NAME: Taylor Whitten SCHOOL: Victory Christian AGE: 18 GRADE: 12th SPORT: Cheerleading WHY DID YOU CHOOSE CHEERLEADING? I enjoy doing it.

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 7:53pm

TODAY Soccer• Fox Creek High at Barnwell, 5:30 p.m. THURSDAY Baseball• Fox Creek High vs Strom Thurmond in Midland Valley Tournament at Midland Valley High, 5 p.m. FRIDAY Softball• Fox Creek High vs.

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 7:53pm

Tournament to help provide scholarships The North Augusta Family Y will have its annual golf tournament March 13 at the River Golf Club. The event will be a four-person scramble style tournament. Registration will start at 8 a.m.

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 7:53pm

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